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(b) Officers and employees of the other executive departments and establishments of the Government may at the request of the Secretary of the Treasury, and with the approval of the head of any such department or establishment, be detailed to the Treasury Department from time to time for such temporary duties as may be necessary in carrying out the provisions of sections 644659 of this title. The proper appropriation of such executive department or establishment from which such officers or employees are so detailed shall be reimbursed by the Treasury Department to the extent of salaries and other compensation paid to such officers and employees during the time they shall be so detailed. (June 22, 1936, 9:00 p. m., ch. 690, $ 917, 49 Stat. 1755.)

CROSS REFERENCE

Appropriations for refunds, etc., see note preceding section 641 of this title.

Chapter 26A.--AGRICULTURAL MARKETING AGREEMENT ACT

§ 671. Arbitration of disputes concerning milk-(a) Application.—The Secretary of Agriculture, or such officer or employee of the Department of Agriculture as may be designated by him, upon written application of any cooperative association, incorporated or otherwise, which is in good faith owned or controlled by producers or organizations thereof, of milk or its products, and which is bona fide engaged in collective processing or preparing for market or handling or marketing (in the current of interstate or foreign commerce, as defined by section 610 (j) of this title), milk or its products, may mediate and, with the consent of all parties, shall arbitrate if the Secretary has reason to believe that the declared policy of sections 601-608, 608a-608c, 608d-612, 613-619, 620, 623, 624 of this title would be effectuated thereby, bona fide disputes, between such associations and the purchasers or handlers or processors or distributors of milk or its products, as to terms and conditions of the sale of milk or its products. The power to arbitrate under this section shall apply only to such subjects of the term or condition in dispute as could be regulated under the provisions of sections 601-608, 6082-608c, 608d-612, 613-619, 620, 623, 624 of this title relating to orders for milk and its products.

(b) Conduct of meetings.-Meetings held pursuant to this section shall be conducted subject to such rules and regulations as the Secretary may prescribe.

(c) Approval of award.—No award or agreement resulting from any such arbitration or mediation shall be effective unless and until approved by the Secretary of Agriculture, or such officer or employee of the Department of Agriculture as may be designated by him, and shall not be approved if it permits any unlawful trade practice or any unfair method of competition.

(d) Exemption from antitrust laws.--No meeting so held and no award or agreement so approved shall be deemed to be in violation of any of the antitrust laws of the United States. (June 3, 1937, ch. 296, § 3, 50 Stat. 248.)

§ 672. Agreements; licenses, regulations, etc., unaffected.Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as invalidating any marketing agreement, license, or order, or any regulation relating to, or any provision of, or any act of the Secretary of Agriculture in connection with, any such agreement, license, or order which has been executed, issued, approved, or done under sections 601-608, 608a-608c, 608d-612, 613-619, 620, 623, 624 of this title, but such marketing agreements, licenses, orders, regulations, provisions, and acts are hereby expressly ratified, legalized, and confirmed. (June 3, 1937, ch. 296, § 4, 50 Stat. 249.)

§ 673. Taxes under Agricultural Adjustment Act; laws unaffected.—No processing taxes or compensating taxes shall be levied or collected under sections 601-608, 608a-608c, 6080-612, 613-619, 620, 623, 624 of this title. Except as provided in the preceding sentence, nothing in this chapter shall be construed as affecting provisions of sections 601-608, 608a-608c, 608d-612, 613619, 620, 623, 624 of this title, other than those enumerated in section 1 of Act of June 3, 1937, ch. 296, 50 Stat. 246. The provisions so enumerated shall apply in accordance with their terms (as amended by this chapter) to the provisions of sections 601608, 608a-608c, 608d-612, 613-619, 620, 623, 624 of this title, this chapter, and other provisions of law to which they have been heretofore made applicable. (June 3, 1937, ch. 296, § 5, 50 Stat. 249.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT Section 1 of act June 3, 1937, mentioned in text, amended or affected sections 601, 602, 608a-608c, 6080, 608, 610, 612, 614, and 624 of this title.

§ 674. Short title.—This chapter may be cited as the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937. (June 3, 1937, ch. 296, $ 6, 50 Stat. 249.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT The word "chapter" in this section appeared in the original as “Act.” Sections 1 and 2 of the act, June 3, 1937, ch. 296, amended provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act. See note section 601 of this title.

Chapter 27.—COTTON MARKETING 88 701-723. Repealed. Feb. 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106.

Sections 701-723 were derived from acts Apr. 21, 1934, ch. 157, $$ 1-23, 48 Stat. 598-606; Aug. 9, 1935, ch. 504, 49 Stat. 570; Aug. 24, 1935, ch. 641, $$ 39 (a-e), 40-42, 49 Stat. 777-778.

Act Mar. 2, 1936, ch. 112, 49 Stat. 1155, amending act Feb. 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106, which repealed sections 722, 723, provided as follows: "No tax, civil penalty, or interest which accrued under any provision of law repealed by this Act and which is uncollected on the date of the enactment of this Act shall be collected; and all liens for taxes, civil penalties, or interest arising out of taxes under such provisions of law are cancelled and released."

APPROPRIATIONS FOR REFUNDS AND PAYMENTS OF PROCESSING AND RELATED

TAXES AND LIMITATIONS THEREON Act June 25, 1938, ch. 681, 52 Stat. 1150; act May 6, 1939, ch. 115, $ 1, 53 Stat. 661, 662; act Feb. 12, 1940, ch. 28, § 1, 54 Stat. 36; Mar. 25, 1940, ch. 71, title I, 54 Stat. 61; act May 31, 1941, ch. 156, title I, § 1, 55 Stat. 218; act Mar. 10, 1942, ch. 178, title I, § 1, 56 Stat. 156; June 30, 1943, ch. 179, title I, 57 Stat. 257.

& 724. Development of new uses for cotton. The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to develop new and extended uses for cotton, and for such purpose there is authorized to be made available to the Secretary not to exceed $500,000 out of the funds available to him under section 612 of this title. (Apr. 21, 1934, ch. 157, § 24, 48 Stat. 607.)

§ 725. Repealed. Feb. 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106.

Section was derived from act Apr. 21, 1934, ch. 157, § 25, as added by act June 20, 1934, ch. 687, 48 Stat. 1184.

Act Mar. 2, 1936, ch. 112, 49 Stat. 1155, amending act Feb. 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106, which repealed this section provided as follows: “No tax, civil penalty, or interest which accrued under any provision of law repealed by this act and which is uncollected on the date of the enactment of this act shall be collected; and all liens for taxes, civil penalties, or interest arising out of taxes under such provisions of law are cancelled and released.”

§ 726. Administration of oaths for tax exemption certificates.

Section, act June 6, 1934, ch. 409, 48 Stat. 911, was rendered inoperative by repeal of sections 721-723 and 725 of this title by act Feb. 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106.

Chapter 28.-TOBACCO INDUSTRY

88 751-766. Repealed. Feb. 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106.

Sections 751-766 were derived from act June 28, 1934, ch. 866, $$ 1-16, 48 Stat. 1275-1280, as amended by act Aug. 24, 1935, ch. 641, $$ 44-54, 49 Stat. 778-780. Act Mar. 2, 1936, ch. 112, 49 Stat. 1155, amending act Feb. 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106, provided further as follows: “No tax, civil penalty, or interest which accrued under any provision of law repealed by this Act and which is uncollected on the date of the enactment of this Act shall be collected; and all liens for taxes, civil penalties, or interest arising out of taxes under such provisions of law are canceled and released.” APPROPRIATIONS FOR REFUNDS AND PAYMENTS OF PROCESSING AND RELATED

TAXES AND LIMITATIONS THEREON Act June 25, 1938, ch. 681, 52 Stat. 1150; act May 6, 1939, ch. 115, § 1, 53 Stat. 661, 662; act Feb. 12, 1940, ch. 28, § 1, 54 Stat. 36; Mar. 25, 1940, ch. 71, title I, 54 Stat. 61; act May 31, 1941, ch. 156, title I, § 1, 55 Stat. 218; act Mar. 10, 1942, ch. 178, title I, § 1, 56 Stat. 156; June 30, 1943. ch. 179, title I, 57 Stat. 257.

Chapter 29.-POTATO ACT OF 1935 88 801-833. Repealed. Feb. 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106.

Sections 801-803 were derived from act August 24, 1935, ch. 641, $$ 201233, 49 Stat. 782-793. Act March 2, 1936, ch. 112, 49 Stat. 1155, amending act February 10, 1936, ch. 42, 49 Stat. 1106, provided further as follows: “no tax, civil penalty, or interest which accrued under any provision of law repealed by this Act and which is uncollected on the date of the enactment of this Act shall be collected; and all liens for taxes, civil penalties, or interest arising out'of taxes under such provisions of law are cancelled and released.”

APPROPRIATIONS FOR REFUNDS AND PAYMENTS OF PROCESSING AND RELATED

TAXES AND LIMITATIONS THEREON Act June 25, 1938, ch. 681, 52 Stat. 1150; act May 6, 1939, ch. 115, $ 1, 53 Stat. 661, 662; act Feb. 12, 1940, ch. 28, § 1, 54 Stat. 36; Mar. 25, 1940, ch. 71, title I, 54 Stat. 61; act May 31, 1941, ch. 156, title I, § 1, 55 Stat. 218; act Mar. 10, 1942, ch. 178, title I, § 1, 56 Stat. 156; act June 30, 1943, ch. 179, title I, 57 Stat. 257.

Chapter 30.--ANTI-HOG-CHOLERA SERUM AND HOG-CHOLERA VIRUS

§ 851. Declaration of policy.-It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress to insure the maintenance of an adequate supply of anti-hog-cholera serum and hog-cholera virus by regulating the marketing of such serum and virus in interstate and foreign commerce, and to prevent undue and excessive fluctuations and unfair methods of competition and unfair trade practices in such marketing. (Aug. 24, 1935, ch. 641, § 56, 49 Stat. 781.)

§ 852. Marketing agreements with handlers; exemption from antitrust laws. In order to effectuate the policy declared in section 851 of this title the Secretary of Agriculture shall have the power, after due notice and opportunity for hearing, to enter into marketing agreements with manufacturers and others engaged in the handling of anti-hog-cholera serum and hog-cholera virus only with respect to such handling as is in the current of interstate or foreign commerce or which directly burdens, obstructs, or affects interstate or foreign commerce in such serum and virus. Such persons are in section 854 of this title refered to as “handlers.” The making of any such agreement shall not be held to be in violation of any of the antitrust laws of the United States, and any such agreement shall be deemed to be lawful. (Aug. 24, 1935, ch. 641, $ 57, 49 Stat. 781.)

| 853. Terms and conditions of marketing agreements.—Marketing agreements entered into pursuant to section 852 of this title shall contain such one or more of the following terms and conditions and no others as the Secretary finds, upon the basis of the hearing provided for in section 852 of this title, will tend to effectuate the policy declared in section 851 of this title:

(a) One or more of the terms and conditions specified in subsection (7) of section 608c of this title.

(b) Terms and conditions requiring each manufacturer to have available on May 1 of each year a supply of completed serum equivalent to not less than 40 per centum of his previous year's sales. Aug. 24, 1935, ch. 641, § 58, 49 Stat. 781.)

§ 854. Order regulating handlers; issuance and terms—Whenever all the handlers of not less than 75 per centum of the volume of anti-hog-cholera serum and hog-cholera virus which is handled in the current of interstate or foreign commerce, or so as directly to burden, obstruct, or affect interstate or foreign commerce, have signed a marketing agreement entered into with the Secretary of Agriculture pursuant to section 652 of this title, the Secretary of Agriculture shall issue an order which shall regulate only such handling in the same manner as, and contain only such terms and conditions as are contained in such marketing agreement, and shall from time to time amend such order in conformance with amendments to such marketing agreement. Such order shall terminate upon termination of such marketing agreement as provided in such marketing agreement. (Aug. 24, 1935, ch. 641, $ 59, 49 Stat. 781.)

855. Applicability of other laws.-Subject to the policy declared in section 851 of this title, the provisions of subsections (6), (7), (8), and (9) of section 608a and of subsections (14)

and (15) of section 608c of this title are made applicable in connection with orders issued pursuant to section 854 of this title, and the provisions of section 608d of this title are hereby made applicable in connection with marketing agreements entered into pursuant to section 852 of this title and orders issued pursuant to section 854 of this title. The provisions of subsections (a), (b), (2), (c), (f), (h), and (i) of section 610 of this title, as amended, are hereby made applicable in connection with the administration of sections 851-855 of this title. (Aug. 24, 1935, ch. 641, $ 60, 49 Stat. 782.)

FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE Process, see Rule 4, following section 723c of Title 28, Judicial Code and Judiciary.

Chapter 31.-RURAL ELECTRIFICATION § 901. Rural Electrification Administration; Administrator; short title of law. There is hereby created and established in the Department of Agriculture an agency of the United States to be known as the "Rural Electrification Administration", all of the powers of which shall be exercised by an Administrator, under the general direction and supervision of the Secretary of Agriculture, who shall be appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a term of ten years, and who shall receive a salary of $10,000 per year. This chapter may be cited as the "Rural Electrification Act of 1936.” (May 20, 1936, ch. 432, § 1, 49 Stat. 1363; Reorg. Plan No. II, § 5, eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2732, 53 Stat. 1434.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Rural Electrification Administration and its functions and activities were transferred to Department of Agriculture, to be administered therein by Administrator under general direction and supervision of Secretary of Agriculture, by Reorganization Plan No. II, § 5, effective July 1, 1939, set out in note under section 133t of Title 5, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees. See also sections 401-404 of said plan for provisions relating to transfer of functions, records, property, personnel, and funds.

8 902. Loans by Administrator; investigations and reports.The Administrator is authorized and empowered to make loans in the several States and Territories of the United States for rural electrification and the furnishing of electric energy to persons in rural areas who are not receiving central station service, as hereinafter provided; to make, or cause to be made, studies, investigations, and reports concerning the condition and progress of the electrification of rural areas in the several States and Territories; and to publish and disseminate information with respect thereto. (May 20, 1936, ch. 432, § 2, 49 Stat. 1363.)

§ 903. Funds of Administrator-(a) Loans by Reconstruction Finance Corporation to Administrator.-The Reconstruction Finance Corporation is hereby authorized and directed to make loans to the Administrator, upon the request and approval of the Secretary of Agriculture, in such amounts in the aggregate for each year commencing with the fiscal year ending June 30, 1945, as the Congress may from time to time determine to be necessary

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